Marcus Slaughter

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Marcus Slaughter
Marcus SlaughterReal Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
Slaughter with Real Madrid in March 2013.
Bahçeşehir Koleji
Position Center
League Basketbol Süper Ligi
Personal information
Born (1985-03-18) March 18, 1985 (age 33)
San Leandro, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school J. W. North (Riverside, California)
College San Diego State (2003–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Pınar Karşıyaka
2007 Miami Heat
2007–2008 Hapoel Jerusalem
2008 BCM Gravelines
2008 Eisbären Bremerhaven
2008–2009 STB Le Havre
2009–2010 SLUC Nancy
2010–2011 CB Valladolid
2011–2012 Brose Baskets
2012–2015 Real Madrid
2015–2017 Darüşşafaka Doğuş
2017–2018 Virtus Bologna
2018–present Bahçeşehir
Career highlights and awards

Marcus Anthony Slaughter (born March 18, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Bahçeşehir of the Basketbol Süper Ligi. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he plays at the center position. He completed his collegiate career playing for the San Diego State Aztecs.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2006 NBA draft, he signed a contract with the Turkish team Pınar Karşıyaka. He had a productive season with Karşıyaka, averaging 13.3 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 2.3 steals per game. He was also named MVP of the 2007 Turkish All-Star game. Then he was signed a two-year contract with the Miami Heat in June 2007, but was released October 29, 2007.

For the 2007–08 season he has signed with the Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem. After being released by Hapoel Jerusalem, he signed with BCM Gravelines Dunkerque of the French Pro A League.

In the 2008–09 season, he signed a one-year contract with the German club Eisbären Bremerhaven. In August 2009, he signed a one-year contract with SLUC Nancy of the French Pro A League.[1]

On July 27, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with CB Valladolid.[2] At the end of the 2010–11 ACB season, Slaughter was prized with the ACB Most Spectacular Player award.[3]

In July 2011, he signed a one-year contract with the German club Brose Baskets.[4] One year later, and after winning the 2011–12 German League and the German Cup title, Slaughter came back to Spain and signed with EuroLeague and Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid.[5] In August 2013, he extended his contract with Real Madrid until the end of 2013–14 season.[6]

In 2014–15 season, Real Madrid won the EuroLeague, after defeating Olympiacos, by a score of 78–59, in the EuroLeague Finals.[7] Real Madrid eventually finished the season by also winning the Spanish League championship, after a series 3–0 win in the league's final series against FC Barcelona. In all, they managed to win the triple crown during the season.[8] In September 2015, he parted ways with Real Madrid.[9]

On September 6, 2015, he signed a two-year deal with the Turkish team Darüşşafaka Doğuş.[10]

On August 14, 2017, Slaughter signed with the Italian team Virtus Bologna for the 2017–18 season.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

Denotes seasons in which Slaughter won the EuroLeague

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2011–12 Brose Baskets 10 10 25.9 .564 .000 .714 7.2 1.5 1.7 1.4 11.8 17.7
2012–13 Real Madrid 29 2 19.3 .660 .000 .386 3.6 .4 .9 .7 5.0 6.8
2013–14 31 0 12.3 .689 .000 .471 2.4 .5 .6 .3 3.2 4.0
2014–15 27 0 12.2 .640 .000 .485 2.1 .6 1.0 .2 3.0 4.2
2015–16 Darüşşafaka 24 0 16.0 .632 .000 .740 3.8 .8 .6 .9 4.5 7.9
2016–17 Darüşşafaka 13 3 15.1 .577 .000 .571 2.6 .5 .5 .4 3.2 3.5
Career 121 12 15.8 .636 .000 .571 3.3 .6 .8 .6 4.6 6.6

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006–07 Pınar Karşıyaka BSL 29 31.9 .516 .125 .672 10.2 1.3 ? ? 13.3
2007–08 Hapoel Jerusalem ISBL 5 17.6 .720 .200 .690 6.4 1.0 1.6 1.0 8.0
BCM Gravelines Pro A 15 20.8 .630 -- .590 5.0 1.4 1.3 .9 9.3
2008–09 Eisbären Bremerhaven German BBL 8 33.6 .598 .600 .685 10.0 1.3 2.6 1.3 18.8
STB Le Havre Pro A 21 29.9 .588 .400 .650 9.5 1.6 1.6 .7 16.0
2009–10 SLUC Nancy 29 23.6 .645 .333 .691 7.0 1.4 1.5 1.4 12.5
2010–11 Blancos de Rueda Valladolid ACB 34 22.0 .650 .000 .675 6.0 .6 1.4 1.0 9.9
2011–12 Brose Baskets Bamberg German BBL 44 20.1 .650 .333 .621 4.9 .9 .8 1.0 8.4
2012–13 Real Madrid ACB 44 15.7 .632 .000 .567 2.9 .4 .9 .5 4.0
2013–14 43 12.2 .635 .000 .523 3.1 .6 .6 .4 3.0
2014–15 22 13.9 .690 -- .421 3.1 .6 .7 .5 3.0

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nancy inks Marcus Slaughter
  2. ^ Marcus Slaughter, first signing of CB Valladolid (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Marcus Slaughter, del Valladolid, es el jugador más espectacular de la Liga ACB; Eurosport.es (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Brose Baskets Bamberg lands Marcus Slaughter
  5. ^ "Marcus Slaughter, nuevo jugador del Real Madrid". acb.com (in Spanish). August 21, 2012.
  6. ^ "REAL MADRID, Marcus Slaughter together until 2014". Euroleague.net. Archived from the original on August 20, 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  7. ^ "Real Madrid is Euroleague champion for record ninth time!". euroleague.net. 17 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Real Madrid make it 4 out of 4". marca.com. 24 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Marcus Slaughter se despide de Madrid: "Nunca dejaré de ser madridista"". acb.com (in Spanish). September 2, 2015.
  10. ^ "Darussafaka Dogus adds a champ in Slaughter". euroleague.net. September 6, 2015.
  11. ^ "Marcus Slaughter signs with Virtus Bologna". Sportando.com. August 14, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.

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